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The tablets were hidden inside the front and rear door panels of the vehicle. More than eight kilos of drugs were hidden in the packets.(CREDIT: KOLKATA POLICE.)

Manipur drug dealers held in Kolkata with ‘party drugs’ worth more than Rs 2 crore

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 07:14 PM IST
The dealers came from the Lilong police station area of Thoubal district in Manipur.
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ED harvest illegal paddy crop grown on the land of drug smuggler Kandola

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 11:28 PM IST
An unknown person, of Samrala, had ploughed the land and sown paddy crop
The factory at Polo Ground, Indore where the drug was being manufactured. It has been sealed by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials.(HT Photo)
The factory at Polo Ground, Indore where the drug was being manufactured. It has been sealed by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials.(HT Photo)

Drugs smuggled out of country via postal route, say DRI officials

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Indore | By Punya Priya Mitra
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2018 09:14 PM IST
Seizure of the chemical has sent alarm bells ringing in the security agencies as it is ten times as potent as heroin and is used as a party drug in a number of countries as per a DRI official.
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, has been taken into custody.(REUTERS Photo)
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, has been taken into custody.(REUTERS Photo)

Zambian man held with party drugs worth Rs 24 cr hidden in cricket pads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 03:47 AM IST
The suspect, identified as Rodgers Silavwe, was nabbed by the Central Industrial Security Force as he arrived at the Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International airport on Saturday.
Among the possibilities CID is exploring after Wednesday’s raid of the factory (pictured) are whether amphetamine tablets were made in the factory, whether the 197 kg that was seized on June 29 were also made there and shifted somewhere else before the factory in Nawada, 220 km north of Kolkata was closed a year ago.(HT Photo)
Among the possibilities CID is exploring after Wednesday’s raid of the factory (pictured) are whether amphetamine tablets were made in the factory, whether the 197 kg that was seized on June 29 were also made there and shifted somewhere else before the factory in Nawada, 220 km north of Kolkata was closed a year ago.(HT Photo)

Mystery shrouds Bengal drug bust as CID indicates Chinese men made narcotics in shut factory

Kolkata/Berhampore | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2018 01:08 PM IST
The West bengal CID found 1.9 kg of amphetamine tablets — a banned party drug — in a closed factory in the district of Murshidabad on July 4, four days after five Chinese nationals were arrested from Kolkata with almost 200 kg of the same narcotic.
Opioid use has grown to epidemic proportions in the US and has been a main contributor to a resurgence of heroin use as well as the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.(Shutterstock)
Opioid use has grown to epidemic proportions in the US and has been a main contributor to a resurgence of heroin use as well as the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.(Shutterstock)

High opioid use found among EDM party-goers in the US

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 02:50 PM IST
A new study shows that in the USA, more and more electronic dance music (EDM) party attendees are misusing opioids like heroin.
The year gone by also saw the maximum number of cases of interdiction of these illegal drugs in the last five years, generally abused by the young and a few other categories.(Representative Image)
The year gone by also saw the maximum number of cases of interdiction of these illegal drugs in the last five years, generally abused by the young and a few other categories.(Representative Image)

Punjab tops country in opium seizure, second in heroin recovery: NCB report

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2018 08:06 PM IST
The latest report, brought out after compiling data from all states and agencies, was unveiled by Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday.
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